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Fruit tree comparisons


Plum tree
Shiro

Shiro is a bright yellow Japanese-style plum, which is partially self-fertile and easy to grow.
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Growing


Plum tree
Shiro
Gardening skillAverage
Self-fertilityPartially self-fertile
Pollination group1
Pollinating othersGood
Bearing regularityRegular
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Using


Plum tree
Shiro
Picking seasonEarly
UsesEating fresh
Culinary
Dual purpose
CroppingHeavy
Keeping (of fruit)2-3 weeks
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Disease resistance


Plum tree
Shiro
General resistanceAverage
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Climate


Plum tree
Shiro
Cold hardiness (USDA)(5) -20F / -29C
Summer maximum temperaturesWarm (25-30C / 76-85F)
Chill requirementLow-chill
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Identification


Plum tree
Shiro
Country of originUnited States
Period of origin1850 - 1899
Fruit colorYellow
Flesh colourGolden / Yellow
Fruit sizeSmall
Cling-stoneSemi-freestone
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